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Art Read: Black Art History in Dallas, Texas

Read Article In Dallas you pass by black art every day and you might not even know it Bibliography: King, J. (2018). In Dallas You Pass by Black Art Every Day and You Might Not Even Know It | Commentary | Dallas News. [online] Dallasnews.com. Available at: https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2018/10/07/dallas-pass-black-art-every-day-might-not-even-know  Advertisements

Thinking about the State of Black People and these United States on a Sunday Afternoon…

In San Francisco this past week, an unarmed African American male was shot in his grandparents backyard, because he was thought to be a suspect in series of car break-in’s. A White male took it upon himself in Austin, Texas to mastermind a series of bomb explosions targeted at Black and Hispanic neighborhoods. I find … Continue reading

Social Rants

...motivation to begin writing my 1st scholarly book about five African American WOMEN librarians/cultural revolutionaries from Texas! I am in awe of this journey and nervous as hell!!! #bossy😉💯 #borntowriteforlife #iwriteaboutblackfolk #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist
...a sigh of relief! I just completed/turned in my 3rd biographical sketch this year to be published about the life of Marion Vera Cuthbert (1896-1989) in the Encyclopedia of the Harlem Reniassance. I had the pleasure of also writing about Dr. Fannie Hagen Emanuel (1871-1934) and Josephine Beall Willson Bruce (1853-1923). I learned so much about their lives as writers, scholars, and activists! Honored tonight, indeed!!! #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist #iwriteaboutblackpeopleandblacklife
...i will be giving out FREE copies of The Negro National Anthem: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" on MLK Day and at the MLK DAY PARADE in Austin, Texas at our vendor's booth... and during the entire month of February at the Austin History Center! For now memorize the words!#ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist #blackhistorymatters📚
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